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by Plato
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Literally translated by Seth Benardete. ~ 1986 This translation is the best English translation ever done by a scholar famous for his scrupulous & consistent rendering of the Greek.
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Topics: Plato, Symposium, Plato's Symposium, Plato's Banquet, Socrates, Philosophy, Eros, Allan Bloom,...
Internet Archive Books
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Topics: Aeneas (Legendary character), Epic poetry, Latin
California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Warr, George C. W. (George Charles Winter), 1845-1901
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Introductory essays.- I. The rise of Greek tragedy.- II. The Orestean triology.- Translation - Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides
Universal Library
by Hutchins,Robert M.
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Topics: GENERALITIES, General reference works Encyclopaedias
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 7
California Digital Library
by Plato; Archer-Hind, R. D. (Richard Dacre), 1849-1910
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Wellesley College Library
by Archimedes; Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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Introduction: I. Archimedes. II. Manuscripts and principal editions, order of composition, dialect, lost works. III. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors. IV. Arithmetic in Archimedes. V. On the problems known as [neuseis] VI. Cubic equations. VII. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus. VIII. The terminology of Archimedes.--Works: On the sphere and cylinder, books I-II. Measurement of a circle. On conoids and spheroids. On spirals. On the equilibrium of planes, books I-II....
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Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry, Mechanics
E.J. Pratt Library
by Watson, James McLean
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Topics: Aristotle, Plato
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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v. 1. Categoriae and De interpretatione, by E. M. Edghill. Analytica priora, by A. J. Jenkinson. Analytica posteriora, by G. R. G. Mure. Topica and De sophisticis elenchis, by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge. 1928.-- v. 2. Physica, by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye; De caelo, by J. L. Stocks; De generatione et corruptione, by H. H. Joachim. 1930.-- v. 3. Meteorologica, by E. W. Webster. De mundo, by E. S. Forster. De anima, by J. A. Smith. Parva naturalia, by J. I. Beare and G. R. T. Ross. De spiritu, by...
Topic: Philosophy -- Collected works
University of Connecticut Libraries
by Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180; Collier, Jeremy, 1650-1726; Zimmern, Alice, 1855-1939
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Pindar; Sandys, John Edwin, Sir, 1844-1922
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Saint Mary's College of California
by Plato; Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Political science -- Early works to 1800, Utopias -- Early works to 1800
California Digital Library
by Apollonius, of Perga; Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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"List of principal authorities": p. [xiii]
Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Conic sections
California Digital Library
by Aristotle; Peters, F. H. (Frank Hesketh)
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Topic: Ethics
American Libraries
by Aristotle, Samuel Henry Butcher
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
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California Digital Library
by Euclid; Taylor, H. M
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Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry
California Digital Library
by Confucius; Soothill, William Edward, 1861-1935, ed
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Topics: Philosophy, Chinese, Ethics -- China
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aeschylus; Smyth, Herbert Weir, 1857-1937
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American Libraries
by Aristotle
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=vXfLMuNttTUC&oe=UTF-8
Family History Library
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Original Text with a Literal Interlinear Translation and Explanatory notes by Rederick Holland Dewey, A. B.
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Plutarch; Perrin, Bernadotte
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v. 1. Theseus and Romulus. Lycurgus and Numa. Solon and Publicola -- v. 2. Themistocles and Camillus. Aristides and Cato Major. Cimon and Lucullus -- v. 3. Pericles and Fabius Maximus. Nicias and Crassus -- v. 4. Alcibiades and Coriolanus. Lysander and Sulla -- v. 5. Agesilaus and Pompey. Pelopidas and Marcellus -- v. 6. dion and Brutus. Timoleon and Aemilius Paulus -- v. 7. Demosthenes and Cicero. Alexander and Caesar -- v. 8. Sertorios and Eumenes. Phocion and Cato the Younger -- v. 9....
Cornell University Library
by Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Mathematics
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 3
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 1
California Digital Library
by Homer
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University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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v. 1. Categoriae and De interpretatione, by E. M. Edghill. Analytica priora, by A. J. Jenkinson. Analytica posteriora, by G. R. G. Mure. Topica and De sophisticis elenchis, by W. A. Pickard-Cambridge. 1928.-- v. 2. Physica, by R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye; De caelo, by J. L. Stocks; De generatione et corruptione, by H. H. Joachim. 1930.-- v. 3. Meteorologica, by E. W. Webster. De mundo, by E. S. Forster. De anima, by J. A. Smith. Parva naturalia, by J. I. Beare and G. R. T. Ross. De spiritu, by...
Topic: Philosophy -- Collected works
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Topic: Philosophy -- Collected works
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Rylands, Thomas Glazebrook; Scott, William Robert, 1868-1940
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Topics: Ptolemy, 2nd cent, Cartography
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 4
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aristophanes; Rogers, Benjamin Bickley, 1828-1919
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American Libraries
by Suetonius, ca. 69-ca. 122; Rolfe, John Carew, 1859-1943, tr. trl
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"The translation of the Lives of the Caesars is based upon the text of Maximillan Ihm. Leipzig, 1907 (editio minor, 1909)"--Pref
California Digital Library
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New York Public Library
by Plato; Plato
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Internet Archive Books
by Iamblichus, ca. 250-ca. 330; Taylor, Thomas, 1758-1835, tr
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Abridged
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 5
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Cooke, Harold P. (Harold Percy); Tredennick, Hugh; Forster, E. S. (Edward Seymour), 1879-1950; Aristotle. Posterior analytics
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Vol. 2, with title on spine only, has special t. p
Topic: Logic
California Digital Library
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Topic: Greece -- History Peloponnesian War, 431-404 B.C
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vol. 6
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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vol 10
Boston Public Library
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Thoughts / translated by W.F. Trotter -- Letters / translated by M.L. Booth -- Minor works / translated by O.W. Wight
Topic: Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662
The Library of Congress
by Parmenides
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Topic: Philosophy
California Digital Library
by Aristotle
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PIMS - University of Toronto
by Plato; England, Edwin Bourdieu, 1847-1936
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Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry, Trigonometry
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vols. 4-5 and 8, those first published, edited by J.A. Smith and W.D. Ross
Topic: Philosophy
California Digital Library
by Plato; Maguire, Thomas, 1831-1889
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New York Public Library
by Aristotle
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Boston College Library
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Topics: Geometry, Mathematics, Greek, Mechanics
California Digital Library
by Aeschylus; Potter, R. (Robert), 1721-1804
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Richards, Herbert, 1848-1916
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Topics: Aristophanes, Greek drama (Comic) -- History and criticism, Greek literature -- History and...
American Libraries
by Plato; Cary, Henry, 1804-1870; Brooks, Edward, 1831-1912; Plato. Crito. 1897; Plato. Phaedo. 1897
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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: Socrates
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Ye4VAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by More, Paul Elmer, 1864-1937
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Topic: Plato
American Libraries
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California Digital Library
by Plutarch; More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, 1478-1535; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Campanella, Tommaso, 1568-1639; Hall, Joseph, bp. of Norwich, 1574-1656; Morley, Henry, 1822-1894
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Topic: Utopias
California Digital Library
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California Digital Library
by Homer; Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878
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The Greek classics: v.1-2. Epic literature. v.3. Didactic and lyric poetry. v.4. Philosophy. v.5. History. v.6. Biography, oratory, science, satire. v.7. Drama, romance.--The Latin classics: v.1. Drama, ethics. v.2. Pastoral and epic literature (Virgil) v.3. Horace and the satirists. v.4. Poetry-amatory,philosophical, mythological. v.5. History. v.6. Oratory, essays. v.7. Philosophy, religion, law. v.8. Biography, romance, anthology.-Indexes to the classics, Greek and Latin
Topics: Classical literature, English literature
California Digital Library
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Topics: Metaphysics, Philosophy, Ancient
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Plato; Graves, C. E. (Charles Edward), 1839-1920; Plato; Plato
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American Libraries
by Herodotus; Cary, Henry, 1804-1870, tr
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Book digitized by Google from the library of University of California and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Topic: History, Ancient
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=INt-AAAAIAAJ&oe=UTF-8
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Plato; Newhall, Barker, 1867-1924
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University of Michigan Books
by Aeschylus; Prickard, A. O. (Arthur Octavius), 1843-1939
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At head of title in Greek letters: Aischylou Persai
European Libraries
by Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Horace , Theodore Martin
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Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=w2cCAAAAQAAJ&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Epicurus, John Digby , Jacques Du Rondel , Saint-Evremond , Isocrates, Jacques Parrain Des Coutures , Johnson, baron Jacques Parrain DesCoutures
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Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=C1tkNyJWuwEC&oe=UTF-8
American Libraries
by Livy; Spillan, D. (Daniel), d. 1854, tr. trl
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University of Toronto - Robarts Library
by Aristotle; Ross, W. D. (William David), 1877-; Smith, J. A. (John Alexander), 1863-1939
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Vols. 4-5 and 8, those first published, edited by J.A. Smith and W.D. Ross
Topic: Philosophy
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Internet Archive Books
by Plato; Jowett, Benjamin, 1817-1893
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Bibliography: p. 60-63
Topics: Metaphysics, Philosophy, Ancient